Amy Shults RDN, CDN, CDE
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist & Certified Diabetes Educator

September 10, 2019

Last month, WW (previously known as Weight Watchers) launched the app "Kurbo by WW", which created quite the internet discussion. I have some strong opinions about it and wanted to discuss.

What is Kurbo by WW?

Kurbo is a dieting app designed for children betwe...

July 30, 2019

I’ll preface this post by saying that my first job as a dietitian was at WIC. It was a great experience! I learned so much about breastfeeding, pregnancy and how to feed an infant. I loved helping families both financially and through education and support. Seeing cute...

September 11, 2018

If you have a child that is overweight or obese, you know the emotional pain that it can cause both to your child and to you as a parent. While this may be a sensitive subject, it shouldn’t be simply ignored with the hope that “they’ll grow into it”. Finding an approac...

November 7, 2017

An old friend reached out to me a few months back stating that she wanted to clean up her diet and get healthy. She was potentially interested in following a vegetarian or vegan diet for not only herself, but her one-year-old son as well. My first thought was, I’m not...

August 22, 2017

Soon it will be time to put away the bathing suits and start packing that new backpack. Back to school can be a pretty overwhelming time, and it’s easy for things like healthy eating to get pushed to the bottom of the priority list. Let’s talk about some basic tips to...

June 6, 2017

Last month, the American Academy of Pediatrics came out with a new set of guidelines regarding juice intake. Fruit juice has some health benefits as it’s a natural source of different nutrients. However, it can cause excessive weight gain, diarrhea and cavities.


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Disclaimer: This blog is for informational purposes only. It should not be a substitute for individual advice from a health care professional. Talk with your physician, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and/or Certified Diabetes Educator about what is best for you and your health.

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